November 22nd, 2014
Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Titanium Tequila Blanco and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. See why here.
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According to Titanium:
OUR LUXURY TEQUILA’S BEGIN WITH THE WORLD’S FINEST 100% TEQUILANA BLUE WEBER AGAVE GROWN IN THE HIGHLANDS OF JALISCO, MEXICO. EACH OF OUR AGAVE PLANTS ARE HAND SELECTED AT THE PEAK OF THEIR MATURITY FULL OF SWEETNESS AND ROBUST FLAVOR. AFTER HARVESTING THE AGAVE OUR JIMADORS CAREFULLY CUT THE AGAVE DOWN TO THE “PIÑA”, OR HEART, LEAVING ONLY THE PUREST PART OF THE AGAVE PLANT FOR OUR TEQUILA’S. OUR AGAVE IS THE HIGHEST QUALITY AGAVE FOUND IN THE WORLD CREATING A TEQUILA LIKE NO OTHER.
OUR PIÑA IS THEN SLOWLY ROASTED IN A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOCLAVE. THIS COOKING PROCESS IS IMPORTANT IN ALLOWING FOR A CONSISTENT, SWEET, AND RICH PIÑA READY FOR FERMENTING AS WELL AS ENSURING A CLEAN OUTCOME MINIMIZING ANY POSSIBLE BACTERIA BUILD UP. AFTER ROASTING THE PIÑA IS THEN SHREDDED AND JUICES EXTRACTED FOR FERMENTING.
NEXT IS THE FERMENTING WHICH IS DONE IN AN OPEN AIR ENVIRONMENT. THIS PROCESS IS UNRUSHED WITH A SPECIAL STRAND OF YEAST ADDED TO CONTROL AND CREATE A CONSISTENTLY HIGH QUALITY SPIRIT. THE RESULT IS A LUXURIOUS, ROBUST TEQUILA READY FOR DISTILLATION. THE TEQUILA IS THEN TWICE DISTILLED IN POT STILLS CREATING THE FINEST SMALL BATCH TEQUILA AVAILABLE TODAY.
November 21st, 2014
Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Whispering Eye Tequila Reposado and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.
Find Whispering Eye Tequila online here.
Mexico – 100% blue agave tequila produced by gravity fed distillation and rested in white oak casks for 4 months. The palate is sweet and complex, sure to tantalize the taste buds. The finish is very smooth. Perfect for sipping or creating a class tequila cocktail. Enjoy! ~ Total Wine & More
About Whispering Eye
The blanco and reposado tequila are being marketed as an ultra-premium sipping tequila that has been harvested from blue agave plants in Arandas, Jalisco, the southwestern coastal area of Mexico.
It is being distilled and bottled by Jalisco-based Distileria Morales.
T2LJ Brands co-owners are Scott Lewis andNeal Scarborough.
Interestingly, this is Lewis’ and Scarborough’s first venture into the spirits arena.
Lewis is the president of Century 21 Pinnacle, which is one of the state’s largest real estate companies. His primary area of focus is in the oil and gas industry.
Much of Scarborough’s success has been in the marketing arena — 11 years with Shell Oil Company and the past eight years with one of the world’s largest medical device companies,Stryker Endoscopy. Scarborough also has his own sporting goods store which he operates online.
The two are joined by minority partners Lenore Kaiser, a model, and local business owner; and Scott Hammock, a country & western music artist.
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November 20th, 2014
#TequilaChat on Tequila Tuesday
On Tuesday, November 18th, we hosted our first Tequila Tuesday #TequilaChat on Twitter with Trianon Tequila. Turnout was great and the conversation was even better! Attendees had some great questions for Scotty Mattos and the folks at Trianon and we all learned a little more about this great “old school” tequila brand.
Trianon Tequila – The O.G. Tequila
If you missed our Sipping Off The Cuff reviews of Trianon Tequila, you can click on the links below and view them now:
Trianon Blanco – Trianon Reposado – Trianon Anejo
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If you’d like to check out our conversation with Trainon Tequila, you can read it by rewinding our Twubs feed to November 18th.
November 12th, 2014
Join us for Tequila Tuesday on November 18th at 1pm CT as we host our first Twitter #TequilaChat with Trianon Tequila.
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According to Trianon:
OUR BLANCO IS THE SECRET TO OUR AÑEJO.
Our family takes great care to make each of our tequilas the same way we have for generations—by hand. We think that’s the only way to make tequila that captures the true taste of blue agave. So, that’s what you’ll find in every bottle of Trianon: True agave taste with a smooth and satisfying finish. Try all three expressions of Trianon and discover the true taste of tequila for yourself.
We age our Blanco a full eighteen months in specially made American and French oak barrels to make Trianon Añejo. Because that’s how long it takes to strike the perfect balance between the taste of oak and agave. We could stop at 12 months like other makers—but by now you know that’s not the Trianon way. Aging longer allows the oak’s rich flavor to reach its full expression, perfectly complimenting the true agave taste of our tequila. With its warm, amber color and sweet aroma, our Añejo is best savored neat.